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Aug 31, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. . >>> president obama marks the two year anniversary of the end of the iraq war by visiting troops in texas. >> thank toss the courage of our forces bin la din will never threaten the united states of america. >> the president thanked the soldiers for serving their country. he hits the campaign trail this weekend in iowa then head toss the democratic national convention. ken pritchett will bring us live reports from the convention >>> the price of oil jumped today after a federal reserve chairman suggested that the fed could take action to help stimulate the economy. with interest rates already at record lows and possibly going lower investors are looking for profits in the oil market. the do you added ninety points. traders also liked news from europe of ways to stabilize the price there. >>> shares of facebook hit a new low today. shares of the net work site closed at 18.50. today two brokers cut their price for facebook stock because so many shares are out standing. . >>> it looks as though high gas prices want keep people from hitting the road this weekend. this is the east shore fr
Sep 6, 2012 7:00pm PDT
i'm so overwhelmed by the turn out. >> he serve add tour in iraq and another in afghanistan before volunteering for a third tour also in afghanistan. >> i haven't seen her in two and a half years. and she's grown. it's amazing. i don't know what to say. >> i don't want to grow up without a dad so just knowing that he can come home safely is just the greatest. i missed you so much. >> i miss you had too. >> he'll be here for a week and says he's thankful to be back on american soil. i asked him what he's looking forward to. he says mary's pizza for dinner. channel two news. >>> the wounded bay area soldier will soon be able to get around his house more easily thanks to low val volunteer. today volunteers from hands on bay area home depot and pinnacle housing began building a ramp and making the bathroom more accessible. he and his wife have been living in mountain view to be close to his rehab center. today a crowd celebrate add ground breaking. assemblyman jerry hill were on hand this morning the project will double the hospital's size with more than 150 new patient rooms and other
Sep 17, 2012 1:00pm PDT
on these ten-day missions to take action sports to iraq and bring for the troops. >> wow. >> sort of like the uso tour of the new millennium. >> go and have fun. >> you bet. >> day to day is pretty monotonous. >> eat, sleep. >> picks your spirits up. >> they battle injuries, exhaustion, heat, all the things that the troops are also battling, to lift the spirits of the guys and ladies there fighting for us. to tell us more about this sport and what they dealt with, one of the riders, christian shaw. what was your number one difficulty you had to overcome? >> i think it's just kind of pushing the limits of the human body and spirit. in the back of your head knowing you can't fail. we had to put these shows on. not going to say sorry, guys, we got tired. it's just an amazing, amazingly challenging scenario but pretty rewarding. >> it's crazy to me, to see these guys taking bmx bikes out of like military helicopters, like a huge contrast. like two different worlds collide in the same place. >> what a brilliant idea to come up with a different kind of way to take the troops' minds off what it
Sep 9, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. >>> in news of the world, in iraq a day of violence. 21 shootings and bombings left 29 people dead. in kirkuk several car bombs went off. the bloodiest attack happened in umara where a car bomb outside a mosque killed 16 people. iraqi officials suspect minority sunni participates. >>> the violence came on the same day that iraq's sunni vice president was sentenced to death. ashami denies the charges saying they are politically motivated. he accused the former president in setting the country on a path to a renewal war. >>> a mystery tonight in china. take a look, a section of a river has turned read. the area affected is near the city of quinn. the city has tested for pollutants but hasn't found any. pollution is the most likely cause. but add that microorganisms can turn fresh water red due to oxygen deficiencies or that soot can cause color changes. >>> tuesday will mark the anniversary of the september 11 terrorism attacks. each of the fire stations in san francisco will hold a ceremony starting at 6:45 in the morning. san jose will offer a peace picnic at the city center starting at 5:00
Sep 30, 2012 1:30am PDT
films looked at the wars in iraq and afghanistan. another film dealt with vietnam veterans who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder. a film about mexico's drug war was the work of two investigative journalists. ">>>[joan baza/director, inside mexico's drug war: "the demand for narcots in the u-s is what drives this entire market." the films can be viewed on tuesdays at 6pm on crea-tv channel 15 the e-a sports ncaa football challenge tournament is underway ... and its first stop was san jose state .... giving students a chance to win a big cash prize. the challenge allows students to play the new installment of e-a sports' ncaa football -13 ... in a tournament style bracket. ">>>we're giving out a thousand dollars playing some ncaa football and the winner gets to go up against sixteen other schools and go online, and they have a tournament." this year's sjsu winner was social science senior josue (ho-sway) gil-fernandez who will go on and compete for a five thousand dollar cash prize and get an invitation to a post-season bowl game. thats all i got for today guys, back to you! th
Sep 13, 2012 11:30pm PDT
angry about the anti islam video. in yemen protesters tried to break down the gate. in iraq a large crowd of protesters marched through the streets. in libya, officials announced that four arrests were made in connection with a rocket attack and fire that killed chris stevens and three others in the consulate. at stevens alma mater, a panel talked about the work he did in libya. >> he was in the street among the people, connecting and showing what a good american is. >> reporter: despite the tragedy of ambassador steven's death. today it does not necessarily mean a halt to the progress of democracy in libya. >> i think that this does not necessarily bode poorly for democracy in libya. there certainly means there's terrorists but we've experienced terrorism in our own soil as well. >> reporter: christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now on the three other americans who died at the american consulate in bengazi. they were 34-year-old sean smith a foreign service information officer who was playing his favorite game eve online right before the attack. 42-year-old glen
Sep 25, 2012 11:30pm PDT
and he can get things done. ending the iraq war, bringing a lot of troops home from afghanistan and setting an end date for that war and getting osama bin laden. >> reporter: henry brady director of school of policy says romney's best chance to win now is during the debate. to hit the president where he's more vulnerable. >> i think it's the economy. >> reporter: all this with the election just six days away, and another 10% who say they could be persuaded to change. rita williams, ktvu news. >>> oakland mayor jean quan testified about the state of the oakland police department as civil rights opponents attempt to put the police department under state police. the judge overseeing today's hearing had said quan could face punitive action if she did not testify today as she had missed her last court date siting city business. city rights opponents say oakland have failed to follow reform. a federal judge is scheduled to consider the issue in december. >>> all you need is a smart phone to ride munni for free. that's according to a firm that specializes in mobile security. it says it
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